The Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) will be reopened for the public on Thursday after remaining closed for two days since an employee was tested positive for Covid-19. According to the officials, a sanitation supervisor was found Covid-19 positive on Tuesday after which the municipal commissioner, Vinay Shankar Pandey restricted the entry of public for two days to sanitise the MCD campus. “A supervisor was found Covid-19 positive on Tuesday after which the whole MCD campus was closed to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday but the employees and officials were allowed in the corporation. The entry of the public will be resumed on Thursday,” stated senior municipal health officer Dr RK Singh.
It is pertinent to mention here that the first positive case in MCD was found on August 5 and since then seven patients have been tested positive for this disease. The Dehradun mayor, Sunil Uniyal ‘Gama’ has appealed to people to avoid unnecessary visits to the corporation and advised them to contact officials through phone in emergencies if the MCD restricts public entry due to Covid-19 contagion.
Thursday, 24 September 2020 | PNS | Dehradun